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18 state Farm Bureaus heeded the call to action, raising $810,000

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FOOD DONATIONS …

Record donations for Feeding America

Jake Carter (left), chairs the AFBF YF&R committee. Bob Stallman (right) is President of the AFBF.

by American Farm Bureau Federation  |   February 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The families of Farm Bureau raised more than $810,000 and donated a record of more than 32 million pounds of food to assist hungry Americans as part of Farm Bureau’s “Harvest for All” program in partnership with Feeding America.

Combined, the monetary and food donations also reached a record level of the equivalent of more than 34 million meals.

Now in its 11th year, Harvest for All is spearheaded by members of Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers program, but Farm Bureau members of all ages from across the nation contribute to the effort. In all, 18 state Farm Bureaus heeded the call to action.

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